Healthcare Equality Index

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Name: Healthcare Equality Index
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 3 reports

Park Nicollet Methodist, Regions, Lakeview and Hudson Hospitals Recognized as Leaders in LGBT Healthcare Equality

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation has recognized four HealthPartners hospitals – Park Nicollet Methodist, Regions, Lakeview and Hudson – for their commitment to providing equitable, inclusive care for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) ... [Published ACHP - 15 hours ago]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

HRC names Howard Brown Health Center top leader in LGBT healthcare equality

Chicago, IL —For the third year in a row, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) has named Howard BrownHealth Center a "Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality" in the Healthcare Equality Index (HEI) 2014. Chosen by an annual survey conducted by HRC, HBHC earned ... [Published ChicagoPride.com - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 2 reports

Beebe Healthcare Highlighted in Healthcare Equality Index 2014 Beebe Healthcare Named as “Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality” by National Survey

Beebe Healthcare ,  a community healthcare system,  has been recognized as a “Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality” by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of the country’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) ... [Published Cape Gazette - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

HRC's Healthcare Equality Index Recognizes Kaiser Permanente as a Leader in LGBT Equality

- October 22, 2014 - October 22, 2014 - October 22, 2014 - October 22, 2014 - October 22, 2014 - October 21, 2014 - October 21, 2 ... [Published Gayapolis - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Five Saint Luke's Health System Hospitals highlighted in Healthcare Equality Index 2014

Five hospitals in the Saint Luke's Health System have been recognized as "Leaders in LGBT Healthcare Equality" by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of the country's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) civil ... [Published Digital Journal - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 4 reports

UH recognized as leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality

University Hospitals has been recognized as “Leaders in LGBT Healthcare Equality” by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.HRC is the educational arm of the country’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization.The findings ... [Published Lorain Morning Journal - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Missouri Coalition Pushes State to National Leadership on LGBT Health

Missouri might not top many LGBT people's lists of great places to live, but after today you might want to rethink the charms of the Show Me State. For the last year a local coalition has been pushing adoption of LGBT-welcoming policies at hospitals. ... [Published Huffington Post - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 2 reports

HRC releases health care equality index

The Human Rights Campaign Foundation released its annual Healthcare Equality Index ( HEI ), with some significant changes from last year.For example, the Health and Aging Program team proactively researched hospitals that chose not to participate, numbering ... [Published Windy City Times - Oct 17 2014]
Entities: Equality, Healthcare, LGBT
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

LGBT advocates: Tie Medicare, Medicaid money to nondiscrimination policies

Survey finds more LGBT-friendly hospitals, but huge treatment disparitiesShareToolsThe Human Rights Campaign (HRC) is calling on the federal government to require that hospitals receiving Medicare and Medicaid money adopt policies banning discrimination ... [Published Fierce Healthcare - Oct 16 2014]
Entities: LGBT, Medicare, Medicaid
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 9 reports

UC med centers named health care equality leaders

The nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization has again named four University of California medical centers as “Leaders in Healthcare Equality.” UC Davis, UCLA, UC San Diego and UC San Francisco medical centers ... [Published UC Newswire - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

UCSF Medical Center Earns Perfect Score for Health Care Equality

UCSF Medical Center has become the only U.S. institution to receive a perfect score on the national LGBT Healthcare Equality Index for seven consecutive years. ... [Published UCSF News - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

HRC Foundation’s Healthcare Equality Index and the Future of LGBT-Inclusive Care

The Human Rights Campaign Foundation released its annual  Healthcare Equality Index (HEI)  today, with some significant changes from last year. For the first time, our Health and Aging Program team proactively researched hospitals that chose not to participate ... [Published Human Rights Campaign - Oct 15 2014]

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...not a secret that when LGBTQ people enter the healthcare system, they are often met with serious bias, hostility and barriers to care," said Munar.  "Howard Brown Health Center ensures that everyone who walks through our doors, regardless of sexual identity, gender expression, race, religion and economic status, is entitled to dignified and affirming care."
...Equality change the lives of LGBT patients and their families for the better each and every day," said HRC President Chad Griffin in a statement. "LGBT people should be treated equally in all aspects of our lives, and HRC celebrates Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center for their tireless work to create an inclusive and welcoming environment for all patients."
...are doing amazing work to enact and support inclusive policies," Human Rights Campaign spokesman Jeff Krehely said in a prepared statement. "They have proven that they are not only committed to the equal treatment of their LGBT patients, but their LGBT employee(s as well."
...New Hampshire state Rep. Steve Vaillancourt wrote on his blog, "Let's be honest. Does anyone not believe that Congressman Annie Kuster is as ugly as sin? And I hope I haven't offended sin." He then called Kuster a "drag queen" before predicting a victory for her Republican challenger, Marilinda Garcia

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Park Nicollet Methodist, Regions, Lakeview and ... [Published ACHP - 15 hours ago]
Kaiser Permanente Northwest’s Medical Centers N... [Published ACHP - 15 hours ago]
LifeBridge Health Hospitals Named 2014 Leaders ... [Published Newswise - 20 hours ago]
Inclusiveness lauded at Margaretville nursing home [Published New York Daily Star - Oct 25 2014]
Beebe Healthcare Highlighted in Healthcare Equa... [Published Cape Gazette - Oct 22 2014]
HRC names Howard Brown Health Center top leader... [Published ChicagoPride.com - Oct 22 2014]
HRC's Healthcare Equality Index Recognizes Kais... [Published Gayapolis - Oct 22 2014]
Duke Hospitals Recognized as Leaders in LGBT He... [Published Duke University - Oct 22 2014]
Health: HRC scores healthcare; AFC reaches out ... [Published Windy City Times - Oct 22 2014]
Saginaw VA hospital named a 'Leader in LGBT Hea... [Published Saginaw News - Oct 21 2014]
Cuomo's AIDS task force; 'drag queen' comment; ... [Published Windy City Times - Oct 21 2014]
Five Saint Luke's Health System Hospitals highl... [Published Digital Journal - Oct 21 2014]
UH recognized as leader in LGBT Healthcare Equa... [Published Lorain Morning Journal - Oct 20 2014]
Kaiser Permanente Recognized as a Leader in LGB... [Published Industrial Info Financials - Oct 20 2014]
Kaiser Permanente Recognized as a Leader in LGB... [Published Tamar Securities - Oct 20 2014]
Kaiser Permanente Recognized as a Leader in LGB... [Published PR Newswire: Health - Oct 20 2014]
HRC releases health care equality index [Published Windy City Times - Oct 17 2014]
Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical named leader ... [Published Windy City Times - Oct 17 2014]
Missouri Coalition Pushes State to National Lea... [Published Huffington Post - Oct 17 2014]
Great Falls and Montana business briefs 3 hours... [Published Great Falls Tribune - Oct 17 2014]
Madison VA Hospital recognized as national LGBT... [Published Channel 3000 - Oct 16 2014]
LGBT advocates: Tie Medicare, Medicaid money to... [Published Fierce Healthcare - Oct 16 2014]
UC med centers named health care equality leaders [Published UC Newswire - Oct 16 2014]
Hospital in La Jolla Named 'Leader in LGBT Heal... [Published Encinitas Patch - Oct 16 2014]
Help Defeat 45 or Kiss Your Business Goodbye [Published California Broker Magazine - Oct 16 2014]
AHA News Now: Group reports on hospitals' equal... [Published AHA News - Oct 16 2014]
Northwestern Memorial HealthCare highlighted in... [Published EurekAlert! - Oct 15 2014]
Johns Hopkins Named a 'Leader in LGBT Healthcar... [Published HealthNewsDigest.com - Oct 15 2014]
Morristown Medical, APICS making Morris County ... [Published Morris County Daily Record - Oct 15 2014]
Penn Medicine Hospitals Named "Leaders in LGBT ... [Published Newswise - Oct 15 2014]
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Kaiser Permanente Recognized as a Leader in LGB... [Published PR Newswire: Health - Oct 20 2014]
OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Kaiser Permanente has been recognized as a leader in LGBT health care equality in the Healthcare Equality Index 2014 report, an annual survey conducted by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, the educational ...
UCSF Medical Center Earns Perfect Score for Hea... [Published UCSF News - Oct 15 2014]
UCSF Medical Center has become the only U.S. institution to receive a perfect score on the national LGBT Healthcare Equality Index for seven consecutive years. ...
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